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A department of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center

Sandy Miller, MSN, RN, CENP

Vice President of Patent Care Services, Patient Care Continuum & Chief Nursing Officer



  • Employed at Sarah Bush Lincoln since 1990
  • Interim Leader of the SBL Patient Care Continuum and Chief Nursing Officer
  • Leading the organization's 500+ nursing team members by overseeing nursing practice, development and education in inpatient, home health, palliative and hospice care fields


  • Masters' of Science in Nursing in Education, SIU-E, 2007
  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, SIU-E, 2000
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing, Parkland College, 1976


  • Certified in Executive Nursing Practice

Professional Involvement

  • Member of American Organization of Nurse Executives


  • Patient Experience Team Co-team leader
  • Member of the Excellence a Way of Life Steering Committee

Research & Publications

  • Danaf, J. A., Chang, B. H., Shaear, M., Johnson, K. M., Miller, S., Nester, L., ...Aboumatar, H. J. (2017). Surfacing and addressing hospitalized patients' needs: Proactive nurse rounding as a tool. Journal of Nursing Management, 26(5), 540-547. doi:10.1111/jonm.12580

Personal note

  • Nurses make such a difference in our patients’ experience by providing safe, quality, compassionate care.

Contact Information

Sarah Bush Lincoln
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938